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"Doing Science + Culture" is a groundbreaking book on the cultural study of science, technology and medicine. Outstanding contributors including life and physical scientists, anthropologists, sociologists, literature/communication scholars and historians of science who focus on the analysis of science and scientific discourses within culture: what it means to "do" science.<BR>The essays are organized into three broad topics: transnational science and globalization (the movements of people, material resources and knowledges that underwrite scientific practices within and across borders of nation-states and regions); emerging subjects and subjectivities (of research and researchers); and postdisciplinary pedagogies and curricula (the institutional settings of classroom, laboratory, department and academic division). <BR>Contributors: Itty Abraham, Anne Balsamo, Karen Barad, Michael M.J. Fischer, Joan H. Fujimura, Scott F. Gilbert, Emily Martin, Jackie Orr, Roddey Reid, Molly Rhodes and Sharon Traweek.

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Doing Science + Culture is a groundbreaking book on the cultural study of science, technology and medicine. Outstanding contributors including life and physical scientists, anthropologists, sociologists, literature/communication scholars and historians of science who focus on the analysis of science and scientific discourses within culture: what it means to do science.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415921121
Editor:
Reid, Roddey
Editor:
Traweek, Sharon
Editor:
Reid, Roddey
Editor:
Traweek, Sharon
Author:
Reid, Roddey
Publisher:
Routledge
Location:
New York
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Social aspects
Subject:
Methodology
Subject:
Philosophy & Social Aspects
Subject:
Sciences
Subject:
Science -- Social aspects.
Subject:
Science Reference-Philosophy of Science
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
135
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
339
Dimensions:
9.02x6.05x.80 in. 1.00 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Doing Science + Culture is a groundbreaking book on the cultural study of science, technology and medicine. Outstanding contributors including life and physical scientists, anthropologists, sociologists, literature/communication scholars and historians of science who focus on the analysis of science and scientific discourses within culture: what it means to do science.
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